GLI’s President and CEO James R. Maida said, “This was a great opportunity to provide world-class knowledge to our Midwest regulator clients whom we have had the honor of serving since the inception of gaming in their states. It also gave them the ability to share quality time with each other, exchange ideas about how to improve the regulation of the industry, and promote further cooperation among regulatory agencies.”

As the first lottery in the nation, the New Hampshire Lottery has a long tradition of creating winners," said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission. “We even like to say that New Hampshire invented lucky. That statement could not be more accurate as we are thrilled that the fifth largest Powerball jackpot was sold right here in New Hampshire. Some lucky New Hampshire Lottery player is waking up a winner this morning.”

The lottery system then sent a record $1.20 billion to the state for various programs. Net revenue from the PA Lottery goes to fund prescription drugs, property tax rebates, long-term living centers, and senior centers.

Gov. Robert Bentley announced Friday that a special session of the Alabama legislature will begin Aug. 15, 2016. to propose a lottery, which he says would generate $225 million a year to help pay for state services. In order for the lottery proposal to be on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election, the Legislature would have to approve a proposed constitutional amendment no later than Aug. 24.

We are in the midst of a digital revolution. This revolution stretches beyond the boundaries of technology - your organisation, its culture, and processes are all impacted by it. For a heavily regulated industry which has barely needed to change its core product offering for decades, this change can be daunting. In the face of this challenge we must prepare ourselves for what lies ahead and accept the fact that: Shift Happens.

New York Lottery More than half of $7.7B revenue from scratch-off tickets

"it is the highest win ever in Germany," Said Bodo Kemper from Westdeutsche Lotterie. The lottery draw takes place every week on a Friday evening in Helsinki. The participating countries are Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

“Our record sales in FY16 also led to record prizes paid to players,” said Marty Gibbs, chief operating officer. “For 18 out of the past 23 years, we've broken records for sales and dividends. We’re proud to have reached this level once again.”

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“Robust growth in our global lottery operations, notably in Italy and North America, and the resilience of our global gaming business are the key takeaways from our second quarter results,” said Marco Sala, CEO of IGT. “Service revenues, which account for the bulk of our business and are mostly supported by long-term contracts, rose a solid 6% at constant currency in the period. We are making good progress implementing our strategy of developing innovative content and technology that we can leverage across gaming platforms and around the world. We look forward to showcasing the full scope of our new gaming and lottery offerings at high-profile trade shows later this fall.”

National Lottery chief executive Dermot Griffin said the initiative was one of a number the organisation had introduced to meet consumer demand for a multichannel offering. “We’re trying to make it as convenient as possible for players to access results and other content,” Mr Griffin said.   The National Lottery also has its own app and website.

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"With this agreement in place, we expect to be in a position to begin deploying LT-3 terminals in the fourth quarter of 2016 into the state of New Hampshire—our sixth North American market in which we will have LT-3s deployed," said Richard Weil, Chairman and CEO of INNOVA. "Tonk will seek to secure suitable veteran, fraternal or charitable locations to place terminals as authorized by the New Hampshire laws and regulations. We are looking forward to working with Tonk and the New Hampshire Lottery to assist charities and social programs in the state that benefit from gaming activities."

You are invited to participate in a report presentation at 10:45 CET with the CEO Kristian Nylén and CFO David Kenyon. The presentation will be held in English via a telephone conference and can also be accessed via an audiocast using the link below. Questions can be asked on the telephone conference or sent via the audiocast link. SE: +46 8 5664 26 64 UK: +44 20 3008 9811 ES: +34 9 1414 07 82 US: +1 8 558 315 944 Link to the audiocast: https://wonderland.videosync.fi/2016-07-27-kambigroup-q2report

"We're incredibly proud of the success we've achieved and what the lottery has been able to provide to Iowans," Lottery CEO Terry Rich said. "This was a really rewarding year: We celebrated with our winners, awarding them with a bigger prize total than ever before, exceeded our proceeds goals for state causes and helped the bottom line of local businesses."

David Barden, NMLA CEO, said “The world is changing and lottery players have told us they want more convenient ways to buy our jackpot games. We want to see if there is a benefit to players through accessibility and how they will respond to this new opportunity.” Barden continued, “The bottom line is maximizing revenues for the lottery scholarship fund by increasing retailer sales so we can provide more dollars for scholarships.” In fact, in-store lottery sales have increased by over 4% in other states that have launched the program – in part due to jackpot advertising players see at the pump. Currently there are four other states selling lottery at the pump: California, North Carolina, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

“With the added excitement surrounding the Vikings season this year, we anticipate the Minnesota Vikings scratch game to be one of the most successful scratch games in lottery history,” Minnesota Lottery Marketing Director Jason LaFrenz said.

"Pennsylvania Lottery players, business partners and employees deserve credit for making these new records possible," said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko in a news release issued on Tuesday after lottery employees were told. "On behalf of the older Pennsylvanians who benefit from each Lottery game sold, thank you."

“The Idaho Lottery had its most successful year of operations in history; selling more products, awarding more prizes, and today, returning more dividends to the citizens of Idaho than in any previous year,” announced Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. “Our achievements today would not be possible without our statewide retailer network, our vendor partners, and everyone who plays the Lottery. Thank you for your continued support and dedication to our good causes.”

We increased net gaming revenue overall for the first half compared with the previous year. However, we see a drop in growth, particularly during May which affected the second quarter negatively, from June we once again see growth, says Svenska Spel CEO Lennart Käll. - Channel Online, which accounts for most of our growth, increased 9 percent in the second quarter, including sales via mobile phones increased by 53 percent. In June, we launched a game app for the football championship and has already been downloaded by over 170,000 people. We will continue to strengthen customer relations further and increase the pace of innovation by delivering new experiences, new products and services where the games are to the delight of all, concludes Mr. Käll.

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